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Meaning of GURU

Pronunciation:  'gooroo

Computing Dictionary

An expert, especially in "unix guru". Implies not only wizard skill but also a history of being a knowledge resource for others. Less often, used (with a qualifier) for other experts on other systems, as in "VMS guru".

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